Saint Lucia: Tourism Minister, Ernest Hilaire shares update arrival of Azamara Onward at La Place Carenage
Picture Courtesy: Tourism Ministry of Saint Lucia

Castries, Saint Lucia: Ernest Hilaire, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information, shared an update on the arrival of Azamara Onward at La Place Carenage for the first time. The inaugural call was made by the cruise ship to Port Castries on January 10, 2023 (Tuesday).

Hilaire mentioned that the cruise was welcomed by the staff of the Ministry of Tourism, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association, SLASPA and the cruise agent. Representatives from the Ministry of Tourism also welcomed the captain and crew in a brief Plaque Exchange ceremony aboard the vessel. Captain Gianmario Sanguineti captained the ship, and it brought 620 guests, and 400 crew, to the shores of Saint Lucia to enjoy Fair Helen. The passenger cruise ship was once part of the Princess Cruises fleet under the name Pacific Princess.


Saint Lucia has been regarded as a must-visit tourist destination for those looking for an unforgettable holiday destination. With its stunningly beautiful landscape, crystal clear waters, and vibrant culture, Saint Lucia is a Caribbean island that is sure to please.

From the lush rainforests and majestic mountains to the crystal-clear waters and stunning white-sand beaches, Saint Lucia is an island paradise. The island has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and provides the perfect place to relax as well as soak up the sun. Visitors can spend the day snorkelling and swimming in the warm Caribbean Sea or take a hike through the lush rainforest.

The culture of Saint Lucia is just as vibrant as its landscape. The island has a variety of festivals and events throughout the year, from music and art festivals to food festivals, which provide visitors with an opportunity to experience the island’s vibrant culture.

The island also offers an array of activities for visitors to enjoy. From scuba diving and sailing to horseback riding and zip-lining, there are plenty of activities to keep visitors entertained. For a more relaxing holiday, visitors can take a stroll through the local markets and explore the island’s unique cuisine.

Saint Lucia is a great holiday destination for those looking for an unforgettable experience. With its stunning landscape, vibrant culture, and variety of activities, Saint Lucia is the perfect place to have a holiday of a lifetime.